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Board Meeting Agendas – July 25th

The agendas for the Committee of the Whole and Regional Board meetings to be held on Thursday, July 25th at the PRRD Office Boardroom, 1981 Alaska Avenue, Dawson Creek, are now posted to the website and available for viewing, downloading and printing.

Committee of the Whole meeting – 10 am
Regional Board meeting – immediately following

2019 Parks Day at Sundance Lake Regional Park

Please join us for the 4th Annual ‘Parks Day’ which will take place at Sundance Lake Regional Park on July 27, 2019 from 11am-3pm. Wander out for a fun filled day of outdoor activities. Family friendly activities planned for the day include wildlife awareness, outdoor survival skills, native plant identification activities, a recycling event, and wildfire prevention. Watch for signs on Highway 97 S between Dawson Creek and the District of Chetwynd. For directions or information about this event, please call 250-784-3200 or visit our website at prrd.bc.ca

Click here to see the Poster!

Charlie Lake Fire Department Call

The Charlie Lake Fire Department was called out at 12:57 on June 25th, 2019, to respond to a Transport B-Train leaking Propane at the scales by Highway 97 and Highway 29. Leak found coming from piping on the bottom side of the trailer, liquid fill/drain pipe.  CLFD contained the area and blocked access to the scales and roadway that ran parallel to the scale office. Once the unit was removed to a new area and flagged, CLFD turned the unit back over to the company owner to await for the Specialist to arrive. 7 firefighters were on scene, along with Engine 1,  Tender 1, and Squad 1.

New Washrooms at Mile 202

‘Gotta Go’ pilot project establishes the first new restroom facility along the Alaska Highway. 

Read the full news release – Gotta Go News Release – June 25th

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Caribou Recovery

Premier John Horgan has announced his response and next steps toward caribou recovery in the region, which include continued public engagement.

See the full PRRD  press release here: Caribou Press Release

Board Meeting Agenda – June 27th

The agenda for the PRRD Board meeting to be held at 10 am on Thursday, June 27th at the North Peace Cultural Centre Carpet Room, 10015 100 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC, is now posted to the website and is available for viewing, downloading and printing.

REVISED 2019 Board Meeting Schedule

The 2019 Board Meeting Schedule has been revised.  Please note that the July 11th and August 22nd meetings have been cancelled, and the September 5th meeting will now be held at the North Peace Cultural Centre in Fort St. John.

2018 CARIP Report

The Peace River Regional District is pleased to release the 2018 Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) report. 

Click here to read the report

Boundary Potable Water Station Now Open!

The Boundary Potable Water Station is now open! The station will be open 24 hours a day, with a tank and bottle fill.

Currently, residents do not need an account to use the station, however, water credits will be charged starting on June 15th at a rate of $3.00/m3. Residents can complete the signup process online at www.prrdwater.com or by visiting one of the PRRD offices in Fort St John or Dawson Creek during regular office hours for assistance.

Continue to watch prrd.bc.ca for more updates on Potable Water Stations.  

Letter to Federal and Provincial Governments Regarding Southern Mountain Caribou Engagement

Click here to read the letter from Chair Brad Sperling on behalf of the PRRD Board to Hon. Minister McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Hon. Minister Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, regarding the community division caused by the Southern Mountain Caribou engagement process.